Halfway Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Halfway Quotes from famous persons: Theodore Roosevelt, Malorie Blackman, Janet Evanovich, Max Greenfield, Chris Bailey. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Halfway Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

Believe you can and you're halfway there.

Believe you can and you’re halfway there.
When I wrote ‘Noughts and Crosses‘, I was halfway through it when I realised this was very likeRomeo and Juliet’… as long as you make it your own, and put your own spin on it, I think it’s brilliant to use other great work to find your own voice.
What I realized halfway through writing romance is that you start out intuitive, and you make all these choices mostly based on yourself and what you like and what talent you have, and… if you want to have any quality control over your product, you have to stop being intuitive and start being more of an analyst.
I always tell people I’m not one of these guys that was, like, born with, like, a halfway decent body.
I am very proud of The Saints and I’m very glad that I’ve been associated with them all these years, but the next record is the best record… has to be the philosophy for any band that remains even halfway decent or vibrant, and that is kind of where my head’s at.
Chris Bailey
I’m not particularly interested in painting, per se. I’m interested in a painting that has that mysterious life to it. Anything that doesn’t partake of that magic is halfway dead – it returns to its physical elements, it’s just paint and canvas.
Caio Fonseca
When you have heartbreak, what’s important is that you don’t go halfway. Go all the way down. Don’t take pills that keep you in limbo. Cry out all the feelings. Then your own energy for life will put you up again. You become stronger.
I knew that if I were the best in the world, my reality could change. I was always the person who didn’t conform to the idea of ‘halfway.’
Terezinha Guilhermina
If you hear something you like, and you’re halfway like the public, chances are they’ll like it too.
Chet Atkins
There is no point changing coach halfway through the year.
Every beginning is only a sequel, after all, and the book of events is always open halfway through.
It’s funny, because when you’re younger you’re in a rush to be 18 or 21 or whatever. But then you hit 30. And now, the days go by like hours. You think, 40, man, this could be the halfway point. It could be the three-quarters point, you know? Who knows?
Sometimes I really believe in something and I’ll always take it up to Godcuz I always meet God halfway.
It’s strange the way Instagram has become a really crazy sourcing opportunity for me. I never thought I’d be saying that, but you see these amazing vendors halfway across the world.
I can never finish a burger, and even if it’s just a millimetre, I’ll leave it. I don’t know why I can’t finish it. I don’t know if it is physiological, but I just feel like I’m full halfway through it.
Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other an excess of courage.
I’m such a magpie. I’ll get halfway through one thing and pick up something else. I always have 5 or 6 books open and spine-up by my bed: it’s like a row of tents. I don’t finish nearly as many books as I should.
There can be no halfway house, where Britain continues to be out of Europe in name but is still run by Europe. There can be no halfway house when it comes to rule-taking and law-making from the E.U., and there is an overwhelming sense of frustration that Britain is being taken advantage of by the E.U.
My sister wanted to be an actress, but she never made it. She does live in a trailer. She got halfway. She’s an actress, she just never gets called to the set.
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
I live halfway between London and the airport, which means I can operate my European career and get home every night. It costs a lot of money, but it’s worth it.
A few years back I was asked if I would go and meet a director and his various acolytes, and it occurred to me halfway through the meeting that what I was doing was auditioning. And I thought, ‘Well, hang on buddy. I’ve done half a century of this.’
You don’t jump out of an airplane and stop halfway. It’s all the way.
If you are going to make a change, don’t go halfway. Make it with conviction and stick with your new idea. Ignore the scoffers. Remember, it is a law of nature that if something is different you’re going to be taunted, jeered, and told the world is flat. Let the doubters fall off the edge.
Gary McCord
Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn’t mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar.
Edward R. Murrow
I live halfway between reality and theater at all times. And I was born this way.
What is a moderate interpretation of the text? Halfway between what it really means and what you’d like it to mean?
When I introduce my basketball friends to golf, I tell them to just swing halfway. The power is the easy part.
I think, doing a first film, at some point you get halfway through, and you wonder, ‘Is this is good enough to define who I am for the coming decade?’
Sam Jaeger
I once saw my mother playing Mary Magdalene in a parish event. But she had to put the role aside in order to go and front the choir who were singing at the same occasion. She left the stage halfway through the Crucifixion.
I didn’t get to see Predator until halfway through shooting. It was great to get an education while I was shooting because it made me excited to be part of this legacy.
If you don’t meet luck halfway with really hard work, luck won’t get you all the way there.
To my mind, ‘Dear Brutus’ stands halfway between Shakespeare‘s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ and Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s ‘Into the Woods‘. Like them, it is a play about enchantment and disillusion, dreams and reality.
We can collaborate with a Netscape employee or partner who’s halfway around the world. We can distribute information and software to customers and shareholders, and get their feedback.
You can’t halfway disrespect me ever in my life and think we are going to be OK later.
The Thames Torso murders almost fell into my lap. After deciding to use a real historical crime as the focus for the book, I went to Google and searched for unsolved murders in Victorian London, and they basically popped out at me about halfway down the first results page.
Traverse City sits halfway between the North Pole and the Equator, and our summer days are long. The light seems to take forever to vanish from the sky, and when it does, it goes out like someone folding a white sheet in the dark. A flare on the horizon. Then a rustle: Goodnight.
It really wasn’t until halfway through my career that I learned had to jab and to box and to kickbox.
I was spending all my time at the ‘Crimson‘ – like, 70 hours a week – and I didn’t go to class for, like, a year. I failed out of school. I had to leave Harvard, really, halfway through my tenure as the ‘Crimson’ managing editor. It was this incredibly humiliating and shocking experience.
Sometimes I realize halfway through a story, I’m like, ‘Why would anyone care about this? It’s uninteresting.’
Kyle Kinane
I was so competitive, I wanted to win games but… I lost 13 games in my first three years in college. I lost 13 games in my first month in the league and it felt like nobody cared. So, eventually halfway through the season, I’m like ‘well, why the hell do I care?’ If they don’t care, why do I care.
I think that we in the West expect people to adapt to our culture very, very quickly when they come to our country. But when we go over to someone else’s, I don’t think we are willing to meet them halfway like we expect them to meet us. I think having cultural sensitivity is a lot more important than we realize.
I learned that if we embrace what’s happening, we are also embracing what is possible – and a road opens up for God to meet us halfway.
Suzan-Lori Parks
The thing about Netflix is that you get more minutes in your episode because there are no commercial breaks. You have time to let things breathe and be quiet. You get to see an entire scene play out instead of just jumping halfway in.
When you see a roadblock or challenge as an opportunity, it is amazing how you are already halfway there.
It felt natural. That is what I remember most about becoming a father halfway through my 20s. As if Mother Nature was giving me the big thumbs up.
I thought that you had to work, work, work and try to be the best musician you could, and that’s the only way you could make it. Then it turns out, halfway through the scene, they change the rules on you!
There have been many times when I was working out intensely and in the best shape of my life, and then, for whatever reason, I got off track. Before I knew it, 3 or 4 months would go by, and all of a sudden, I’d find myself exhausted halfway up a flight of stairs!
I didn’t really get into acting until halfway through college. Once I graduated I pursued it professionally, but it wasn’t like I was always an actress.
I hate to do anything halfway so I leave the guitar alone.
My father was weaned on books. I’m halfway between being weaned on books and weaned on television. And if you’re weaned on television, you’re not as good a writer as if you were weaned on books.
James Burrows
Whatever you do, don’t do it halfway.
Bob Beamon
Scoring from a metre out is just as beautiful as lobbing a goalkeeper from the halfway line.
I made my entire first tape using Beats headphones – the studio headphones and halfway through the second one, because I finally started making a home studio. But I record and make all my beats with the Beats headphones.
Not everybody gets to travel halfway around the world to see a whole different perspective. If we can see that on TV, we’ll know that society is bigger than the small world we all live in.
Only by keeping oneself in constant process of growth, under the constant influence of the best things in one’s own age, does one become a companion halfway good enough for one’s children.
Whenever possible, I use local, fresh ingredients, just because it tastes and feels better to eat an egg or a tomato or a hamburger that wasn’t flown halfway around the world, that didn’t travel on a truck and get stuck in traffic jams, that hasn’t been sitting in a supermarket‘s refrigerator case for days.
Many people send me letters in England saying, ‘I want to be a war photographer,’ and I say, go out into the community that you live in. There’s wars going on out there; you don’t have to go halfway around the world on an airplane where there are bombs and shells. There are social wars that are worthwhile.
I picked up ‘The Hunger Gamesthinking it was written at my regressed reading level. I’ve spent hours reading it, and I’m not even halfway through. Our bass player, whose name is also Nate, ended up reading all three novels and loved them.
A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.
Never look for the story in the ‘lede.’ Reporters are required to put what’s happened up top, but the practiced pundit places a nugget of news, even a startling insight, halfway down the column, directed at the politiscenti. When pressed for time, the savvy reader starts there.
The climate is doing its usual tricks. There’s nothing much really happening yet. We were supposed to be halfway toward a frying world now.
I spent the majority of my teenage years in hospitals, rehabs and halfway houses.
I live here in Vermont, in a village of barely a thousand people halfway up the state‘s third highest mountain.
America has global trade with plenty of nations that provide inexpensive labor, but it’s better for us when they’re in our own hemisphere, rather than sending that business halfway around the world.
I think Juan stopped short – he got halfway to the destination and got off the train. He is certainly an excellent writer and a good person, but I’m not a nationalist.
Sometimes you film in your hometown, sometimes you go halfway across the world.
Jodelle Ferland
As long as I can sing halfway decent, I’d rather sing than act. There’s nothing like being in good voice, feeling good, having good numbers to do and having a fine orchestra.
Howard Keel
My mother was a – she worked at a halfway house. And one of the former inmates slid me a mix-tape full of different hip-hop songs. And so that was my first kind of experience with rap music.
I’ve always, for whatever my faults have been, felt like I’ve never done anything halfway.
I’m known for changing halfway through the day if my mood swings.
In my view, the biggest challenge facing this country is that we are not living within our means. Spending cuts can only get us halfway there.
If you think something’s right and the numbers prove it’s right, then go all-in. You can’t muddy the waters. You can’t just go halfway.
The flavour of something fresh out of the ground is 10 times better than something that’s been flown halfway across the world.
Going back to being a head coach entails a full-time commitment to that job and I would not go into it for any amount of money and do it halfway. It would be a total commitment, not part-time.
He did not arrive at this conclusion by the decent process of quiet, logical deduction, nor yet by the blinding flash of glorious intuition, but by the shoddy, untidy process halfway between the two by which one usually gets to know things.
Margery Allingham
Keep in my mind my dad didn’t become a huge, huge mega actor until I was halfway through high school – so right around the time he’s going through his big renaissance is right when I’m starting to do my high school revolting.
Quit now, you’ll never make it. If you disregard this advice, you’ll be halfway there.
Yes, after some time spent last year on other commitments, most of them speaking engagements, I am now about halfway through a novel that I hope will come out in 1998.
Robert MacNeil
Astronomers are greatly disappointed when, having traveled halfway around the world to see an eclipse, clouds prevent a sight of it; and yet a sense of relief accompanies the disappointment.
I go to the House of Lords in the afternoon and try to walk halfway. I may be thinking about what I’m going to write. It’s much more satisfying than sitting in a chair.
I think I am really easygoing. Well… as I was about halfway through that sentence, I thought, ‘No, actually you’re really picky.’ But the things I ask for are really simple to do.
Amanda Harlech
I think it’s natural when a team has such high expectations, under .500 halfway through the season, they’re going to go after a brand new coach.
The cuckoo who is on to himself is halfway out of the clock.
My mom always wanted to go to Maryland to live there. Baltimore, actually. She had a best friend who lived there. She kept saying that she was going to move there and make that her home, but she only made it halfway across the country and got stuck in Iowa.
What I enjoy so much about the Tonys’ uniqueness is that anyone who’s tuning in has an interest in seeing the show, so our job is halfway done.
I did green screen for the first time! I wouldn’t like to do a whole movie of green screen, though. You kind of forget the plot a little – like being in a Broadway play and doing it over and over and forgetting your line halfway through.
Why would you have a seven-hour show? The fans are going to be so tired halfway through the show.
I kinda halfway paid attention to politics during my early years, but the older you get, the more you realize it’s very important to pay attention to who gets elected. They can ruin the country.
Ray Stevens
I got halfway through ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.’ I don’t get it at all. What’s the big thrill? It’s boring.
Usually halfway through a book I have a serious depression, so I go on safari on my ranch in South Africa, or fishing off my island in the Seychelles. When I come back and re-read it, I think: ‘What was all that about, Smith? It’s fine, just get on with it.’
Even if you’re not ready to live at your full volume, turn it up halfway and get there.
I ran off stage at my first gig. Halfway through it, I forgot my lines and didn’t know what to do, so I just ran out of the building down towards a lake. I was going to throw myself in, but the compere came out and said, ‘No, it’s going well, come back and finish the gig!’
Being halfway through my life, I think we start feeling less invincible and we start thinking more about the important things.
I only halfway paid attention in high school Spanish class, and it may be too late now to catch up, no matter how many levels of Rosetta Stone I order.
Altuve is just so good at that. He can decide halfway to the plate where he’s going to place the ball. I’ve never seen that kind of talent before in my life, and I don’t know if I’ll ever see it again.
The Garden of Gethsemane is halfway up the Mount of Olives, where Christ grappled with his courage during those last dark hours of life. Today it is a Franciscan monastery.
I think everything should happen at halfway to dawn. That’s when all the heads of government should meet. I think everybody would fall in love.
Billy Strayhorn
I was always brought up to have a cup of tea at halfway up a rock face.
My first role was an angel in the nursery nativity. I spotted my mum halfway through and shouted over someone else’s lines to ask if she liked my costume. I’ve learnt not to do that now.
Having reached the halfway mark in the alphabet, my prime focus is on writing each new book as well as I can.
Sue Grafton
You can’t be halfway in this business. If you don’t meet the fans, you lose all you’ve got.
I do whatever entertains me. If it entertains me to throw flowers halfway across the room, then that’s what I’ll do.
Respect me at all means. No halfway disrespect.
I think the most romantic thing you can do is just turn up. Turn up when it’s difficult for you. Travel halfway around the world or just up the road. Whatever it is, just be there.
The next series of ‘Mr Selfridge’ has moved on five years. It’s 1914 now, and the war is brewing. Halfway through the series, some of the Selfridges staff have to go off to fight, so they get women in to do the men’s jobs.
Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.
We’ve been seeing a lot of brides buying two dresses for their wedding, especially in America, and a lot of brides are talking about changing shoes halfway through. It is a very long day to be wearing one pair of shoes, however comfortable they are. It is about marrying that combination of style and comfort together.
The best way to learn is live, in person, cooking, feeling, smelling and tasting, but TV is the second-best thing to that; it’s a halfway facsimile.
Although, my experience when I’ve been depressed, not only am I too depressed to sit down and write a song, I’m too depressed to pick up my feet. So if you can at least write about it, you’re halfway away from it.
In my career as a director, there’s always been some point where you get halfway through it, or three-quarters, and you go: ‘What is this thing all about, and why am I telling the story? Does anybody really care about seeing this?’ At that time you have to say: ‘OK, forget that and just go ahead.’
In 1999, I had my back against the wall, and WWE had a ghostwriter working on an autobiography for me. He was halfway through, and it was awful, just boring. I took over as a way of trying to fix things, as I thought I could probably do a better job.
I lived in Bandra East, on the 12th floor. There was a small earthquake; I could feel the building shaking. I was halfway down the stairs when I realised I’d forgotten my laptop, and all my scripts were on it. If I lost the laptop, I’d lose all my work. I ran back up to get it!
I try to be a positive person, but I’m also always looking and wondering, ‘Maybe this could be done differently.’ As soon as your mind is in a critical mode, you’re halfway through designing; as soon as you start thinking about whether something could be better, you’re already halfway through a solution.
Knowing what you’re up against is part of the strength of writing something that is even, I guess, considered halfway original, knowing what’s out there to begin with.
The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.
A halfway decent haircut will go a long way!
I grew up in Morocco. I was born a Muslim, and, every year, I celebrated Christmas in a big white house in the country, halfway between Meknes and Fez.
What about Hong Chau? In typical supporting-part fashion, she shows up halfway through ‘Downsizing,’ already shrunk, an imperious Vietnamese house cleaner with a limp and sharp angles. The movie’s satirical cleverness upstages its rage; then Ms. Chau proves she’s capable of managing both.
Halfway through any work, one is often tempted to go off on a tangent. Once you have yielded, you will be tempted to yield again and again… Finally, you would only produce something hybrid.
Barbara Hepworth
But even creeps deserve to live someplace halfway decent.
We make music for a living. Like I’ve always said, if you like what you’re doing, you’re halfway there; if someone else likes it, that’s even better. If they don’t like it, at least you like it. Not to be selfish, but you kind of have to be.
We’ve grown up watching Dad setting and breaking records – my brother Sam was born when Dad was halfway across the Atlantic, going after a record.
Short boots are cool, in my humble opinion. They say, ‘Hey! Winter is over, but summer hasn’t yet arrived – so enjoy this halfway point!’
I don’t think I’ve found the perfect job for me, but I know what I like, so that’s halfway there, right?
Colleen Haskell
The loneliest Chinese man I ever met lived halfway up the Three Gorges, in Sichuan Province.
Certainly to me it has been valuable to have to think through the basics of physics in order to present them in a halfway coherent form for a course. That has led me to ideas in research. Even freshman physics leads to thoughts that lead to other thoughts that are stimulating.
I think if I weren’t an actress, I might have made a halfway decent attorney! I like the way they think.
I was halfway through writing a gothic, country house mystery when, out of the blue, I received an email inviting me to audition for the ITV show, ‘Popstar To Operastar.’
I think I started lip-synching about halfway through the first day, and it’s not as easy as you think it would be. But it’s definitely better than a day job.
Bo Bice
When I was growing up in the early noughties, I remember the time being very serene, peaceful and innocent. But actually there was Tony Blair‘s oil wars going on halfway across the world.